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Tharpu peak climbing

Tent Peak(Tharpu Chuli) Climbing:

TharpuChuli peak known as a Tent Peak.TharpuChuli peak is the easier and popular trekking peak located at Annapurna region. TharpuChuli/Tent peak open for climbing under Nepal mountaineering Association. N.M.A declared the Mt.TharpuChuli peak in group B category climbing peak. Main attraction of TharpuChuli peak is panoramic views of Himalayan peaks like Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Annapurna III, Annapurna V, GangapurnaMachhapuchhare and some other Himalayan range’s view.We follow the usual route north-west ridge for tent peak summit. Because of North West ridge is easier then south-east ridge. TharpuChuli Peak is technically easy, but challenging peak. Tharpuchuli is situated in the heart of Annapurna base camp at an altitude of 5663m. TharpuChuli/ Tent peak is most climbed trekking peak of Annapurna region. In the TharpuChuli Peak climbing goes along the Annapurna sanctuary trekking trail. We reach Tharpuchuli base camp after crossing a steep descent into the South Annapurna glacier. We set Tharpuchuli base camp at 4500m. High camp for tent peak established at (5,000m). Next Day the last bit pushed up to summit of Mt Tharpuchuli 5663m from High camp and back down to MBC.

 

Trip Facts:

 

  • Activities: Trekking & Climbing
  • Trek Type: Tea House & Camping
  • Best Season: Mar - May , Oct - Dec
  • Trip Duration: 20 Days
  • Trek Grade: Strenuous+
  • Group Size: 2 - 10 pax
  • Maxmium altitude: 5563meter.
  • Transportation : Drive in - Drive Out

 

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01   Arrive in Kathmandu, welcome dinner, O/n at hotel
Day 02   Cultural Tour in Kathmandu / climbing preparation
Day 03   Drive to Nayapul and trek to Thikhedhunga
Day 04   Trek to Ghorepani
Day 05   Trek to Tadapani after Poon Hill morning excursion
Day 06    Trek to Chomrong (this day group separate)
Day 07    Trek to Dovan
Day 08    Trek to Machapuchare base camp
Day 09    Trek to Annapurna Base camp
Day 10    Acclimatization rest day at base camp
Day 11    Trek to Tent peak base camp
Day 12    Trek to high camp
Day 13    Summit the Tharpu Chuli peak and back to base camp
Day 14    Trek to Bamboo
Day 15    Trek to Jhino Danda
Day 16    Trek to Nayapul and to Pokhara O/n at hotel
Day 17    Fly to Kathmandu / free time
Day 18    Trip end / Departure

 

Cost details: On request

Cost Includes:

•    Airport pick up drop by private /car/van/bus
•    Half day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with cultural tour guide
•    Entrance fees for various sight seeing
•    All trekking permit fees and government taxes
•    3 courses of meals (breakfast, Lunch, dinner) tea, coffee, chocolate during the trek
•    Lodge accommodation during the trek
•    A highly experienced, friendly English speaking guide’s daily allowances and insurance
•    Porter ‘s daily allowances and Insurance (1 porter between two person basis) Max.30 kg
•    1 Assistant guide for the group size above 4 members.
•    Round trip air fare and airport tax Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu, Member and guide
•    Duffle Bag
•    First Aid medical kit
•    Fare well dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes:

 Lunch & dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
•    Personal expenses, Personal equipments and Sleeping Bag
•    All kind of beverage including mineral water, hot shower & hot water during the trek
•    Travel insurance
•    Nepal entry visa fee
•    International air fare
•    Tipping to crew

 

Climbing gears:

  • Rope, Harness, Ice-axe, Carabineers, Crampons,
  • F-8, Jummer, Helmet, Ice-Bar, and Ice-screw, Climbing permit,
  • All Foods and accommodation in tent while you are climbing
  • Two men tent, form mattress will be provided while you are with our camp.
  • All kitchen equipments, climbing guide and staff their insurance.

 


Frequently Asked Questions:

 

What is the necessary documents do I need to bring for this trip? 

Please bring Valid Passport,Travel insurance with  a separate photocopy,Return flight tickets,Insurance coverage policy,Cash and Traveler’s Checks,Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts. 

How many hours do we walk during trek?  

During trekking, approximately you walk around 5 to 6 hours a day. 

What level of physical fitness do I need for this trip?Do we need any climbing training for this trip?  

Climbing requires  physical fitness and also technical knowledge of rock climbing as it belong most adventurous and enourmous snow uphill . Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering this trek. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.

Where do we stay in mountain? Do we need to bring tent and mat?

Most of our trip days, our accommodation in local guest house where we have good facility of food and seeping. During the climbing days, it will be tented camp accommodation, so the necessary camping gears are all inclusive in the package. So you do not really need to bring them.

What kind of equipments do we need for the climbing?

You need Ice Axe, Crampons, Harness, 2 x Tape slings, 2 x Screw gate Karabiners, Descender/ Abseil Device, Prussic Loops & Plastic Mountaineering Boots along with Down Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Long sleeved shirt, Jumper or fleecy jacket, T – shirts, Trekking shoes or boots, Comfy shoes for around the camp, Polypropylene/wool socks, Light cotton socks for under wool socks, Rucksack, Sun hat, Woolen hat, Gloves, Sun block, lipbalm , Goggles or sunglasses, Long underwear,Thermal wear, Insulated pants Nylon windbreaker, Nylon wind pants, Water bottle, Sewing kit, Medical & first aid kit, Flash light, Batteries and bulbs, Swiss army knife, Towel and toiletries etc.

Can we buy or rent those equipments in Nepal?

You can rent Sleeping bag and down jacket in Kathmandu. Other equipments you can buy here for fairly cheaper price.

How many porters and guide are for the trip?

An English speaking guide will be provided for up to 6 people, where as a porter will carry of 2 person`s luggage.And a climbing guide will take you for the climbing.

Is there any weight limit for the  porter ?

A porter carry maximum 20 K.G of luggage. In our package, A porter is provided for two member. In this case ,  you have to combine your luggage not to be more than 20 K.G.

What kind of food is provided during the trip?

You can select any item from the menu, as the tea houses offer Nepali and continental food a long the way.

I am vegetarian, can I have vegetarian food?

Yes, you can select any veg item from the menu.